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Puerto Plata vs Gao Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Gao, Mali is approximately 7,412 km or 4,606 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Gao bearing 284.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 260.3° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.9 °C (8.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.8 °C (14°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1737.4 mm (68.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1737.4 l/m² (42.64 US gal/ft²) or 17,374,000 l/ha (1,857,396 US gal/ac) more. About 10 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° lower in Puerto Plata than in Gao.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Gao. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Gao vs Puerto Plata.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -14 (-24) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -3 (-6) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -10 (-19) -9 (-15) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) 0 (0) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +209 (+8) +162 (+6) +134 (+5) +157 (+6) +162 (+6) +60 (+2) +21 (+1) +19 (+1) +69 (+3) +154 (+6) +283 (+11) +307 (+12) +1737 (+68)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 11' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 10' +0h 13' +0h 12' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 10' -0h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.4 -3.3 -3.4 -3.5 +3.1 +3.5 +2.8 -3.5 -3.6 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5   -2

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